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Obituaries June 2022

Condolences to the family of Dorothy Roselyn Braderman, 104, who died on April 2. She was the daughter of the late Martha (Goldberg) and the late Samuel Buchbinder of New York City, and the wife of the late Milton Braderman of Wilmington, Del. Survivors include her son, Robert (Sue); daughters, Joan (late Paul Bloomgarden) and Betsy (Richard Chalal);  grandchildren, Michael, Daniel, Jessica (John Dunlop) and Jamie; and three great-grandchildren.  

Condolences to the family of Vickie Brod, who died on April 24. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert Brod. Survivors include her daughter, Nicole Brod (Shaun Glinter), grandson, Jordan Brod-Glinter, sister, Sherie Ganziger, as well a niece, nephew, grandniece, and grandnephew.  

Condolences to the family of  Anetia Koch, wife of Michael Koch. Michael is the son of the late Larry Koch and the nephew of Moshe and Evelyn Koch. 

Condolences to the family of Monie Meyer, who died on March 29. 

Condolences to the family of Arthur “Raymond” Orloff, who died on April 29, after a three-year battle with dementia. He was predeceased by his parents, Theodore and Helen (Gordon) Orloff, and his beloved wife, Evelyn (Cohen) Orloff. 

Born in Chicago in 1929, he came to Nashville when he was two years old. After graduating from Hillsboro High School in 1948, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps/Air Force where he was an aircraft radio maintenance technician. 

He met and married his wife, Evelyn, after his service and moved to Baltimore where he worked for Westinghouse and Glen Martin Aviation as a wiring technician on the “Vanguard” satellite project. Five years later, he moved his family to Nashville where he worked for Temco Corporation which was involved in the third stage arming device for the “Jupiter C” rocket project. He then spent 18 years working for Electra Distributing Company and 18 years with Metro Nashville Schools. 

A devoted family man, he was also a dog lover, a master model shipbuilder, and loved to talk to people around the world on amateur radio. 

Raymond is survived by his children, Cheryl, Karen (Jimmie), and Michael; grandchildren, Rachel, Kelly, and Valerie; great-grandchildren, Jimmie and Rhett; and sister, Benita (Ron). 

Donations may be made to Congregation Sherith Israel, Akiva School or the Nashville Humane Association. 

Condolences to the family of Jay Rittenberg, who died on May 17. He is survived by his sons, Evan, Scott, and Edward. 

Condolences to the family of Howard Maurice Taradash, who died on May 13, surrounded by his family while listening to the music of his favorite singer, Frank Sinatra.  

He was born in Chattanooga on February 25, 1936, to Jean Schwartz Taradash, who immigrated to Nashville from Russia in 1914, and Nathaniel Leonard Taradash, born in Bayonne, N.J. Howard and his parents moved to Nashville when he was three years old.  

A graduate of West End High School the University of Alabama, he served state-side for the United States Army and worked with his parents at their pawn shop, N&S Hyman (now home to the Nashville honkey-tonk Legend’s Corner), where they sold fine estate jewelry and western wear. He received his law degree at the Nashville School of Law and was added to the Tennessee State Bar Association in 1970.  After a successful private law practice as a family and estate attorney, Howard served over 30 years as the longest-standing Metro Nashville Night Court Judicial Commissioner to date.  

Howard is survived by his wife of 48 years, Anita Freedman Taradash; his three children, Robin Grollnek Taradash Dillon (Fred) of Nashville, Michael Grollnek of Nashville, and Lana Faye Taradash (Adam Scheiner) of Madison, N.J.  “Pop” leaves behind five grandchildren, Lauren Dillon Hibbitt (Donavan), Joseph Dillon, Madeline Scheiner, Amelia Scheiner, and Noah Scheiner. 

Howard will always be remembered for having every item of his very extensive wardrobe monogrammed with his initials “HMT,” his love for all things Mickey Mouse, Chicago Cubs, and Tennessee Titans, and his appreciation for the Nashville Symphony (where his mother played violin in the first Nashville Symphony), and enjoying a fine scotch. 

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